Metallica’s guitarist Kirk Hammett is the latest celebrity to have been “killed” by the internet.
Rumours began to surface earlier this week that the rocker had died, after the following post on the Metallica Canada’s facebook page:
Needless to say, the rumour is untrue and Kirk’s reps were quick to respond.
On Saturday (September 19, 2015) the guitarist’s reps released the following statement”
“He (Kirk Hammett) joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet. ”